Last updated on March 2019

Home Balance Pilot for Fall Reduction in COPD

Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease
  • Age: Between 60 - 100 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • a clinical diagnosis of COPD;
  • age 60 yrs;
  • a history of 1 or more falls in the previous year;
  • ability to provide written informed consent.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • inability to communicate in English;
  • history of significant cardiovascular disease;
  • marked decrease in arterial oxygen saturation at rest or during previous assessments of exercise capacity;
  • severe cognitive impairment;
  • evidence of a condition that severely limits mobility and may jeopardize safety;
  • completion of a course of rehabilitation in the last 6 months or on a wait list for admission to rehabilitation.

Recruitment Status: Open

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